Fresh Grape n’ Pear Gauacamole

Who would have ever thought of tossing in a few fresh red grapes into a guacamole recipe?  Leave it to me, of course, as I’m always experimenting with new fruits, veggies and herbs for a fun spin on the classic ol’ guac.  Here is a tasty ‘summer’ inspired guacamole recipe that has a hint of … Continued

A Guilt-Less Summer Treat

It’s a simple homemade banana frozen ‘yogurt’ treat that’s a snap to make, inexpensive, dairy-free and gluten-free!  Banana’s are easy to purchase, soft and easy to chew and they’re packed with nutrients.  Banana’s are naturally sweet and contain vitamins C and A, magnesium and folate.  Moreover, they help reduce stress levels and increase serotonin levels. … Continued

Zesty Macadamia Bison Balls

Earlier this week, I met with one of my clients and I decided to introduce her to bison…we purchased freshly ground bison from Whole Foods Market and went back to her apartment to create some tasty bison balls! After scouring her fridge, I came across freshly ground nut butter and opted to add that to … Continued

Chilled Gazpacho Chili

This is a great dish for a warm August evening such as tonight…the next time you’re in the mood for the intense flavor and hearty taste of a chili but with a light, cool taste…be sure to whip up this refreshing gazpacho chili. Ingredients Protein of choice (Ground Turkey, Chicken, Bison, Tofu, Tempeh, Seitan, etc.) … Continued

Chilled Poppy Seed Pasta

With the sun shining and the heat blazing (it’s well over 90 degrees here in Manhattan today), it’s nice to have some make ahead dishes that can be served chilled on a hot summer evening.  I love how easy it is to prepare; all you need to do is simply cook your favorite pasta, chop … Continued

Iced Ginger n' Dandelion Root Tea

This tea is the perfect way to cool off on a hot summer day…Today is a hot one here in Manhattan.  This morning I made a pitcher of Iced Ginger n’ Dandelion Root Tea—such a refreshing way to start off a hot August morning! I also made a tasty tray of Iced Ginger n’ Dandelion … Continued

Grilled Scallops with Peach-Basil Relish

This is a fabulous recipe for an outdoor warm weather meal … The delicious taste of scallops is complimented with a peachy relish in a quick yet elegant dish…It will surely jazz up your taste buds, so go ahead and fire up the grill with this great summer-inspired dinner tonight. Ingredients Relish 2 Fresh Peaches, diced … Continued

More Snacks…

Just in time for the holiday weekend, my On-The-Go Snack List continues… I’m sure many of you are planning on hitting the road for the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend, so I thought I’d share some more of my snack ideas with you…many of them are quick and easy to prepare and can be … Continued

Tasty, Tangy Taco Supreme

I made these tangy soft tacos last night and I couldn’t resist sharing them with all of you.  The touch of cilantro and lime juice tops these babies off with a pungent kick that will have your taste buds dancin’…(the secret that makes this dish so fantastic is the crushed peanuts cooked with your choice of protein)…Let me … Continued